Groundwater Locating News

  • H2O backs clean water project in Nepal

    This year, we are once again supporting the non-profit organisation Viva con Agua with a Christmas donation. The organisation builds and maintains water supply systems, enabling a constant supply of water, particularly to schools, public spaces and health centres. This time, we’re sending the donation to the Chitwan region in Nepal. This predominantly rural region is located southwest of ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • New USGS maps show areas where groundwater is important source of drinking water for homeowners

    New U.S. Geological Survey maps show where people across the nation rely on private wells for their drinking water. The maps will help determine where focused groundwater-quality testing or further studies are needed to help ensure safe drinking water from private wells. The maps estimate the number of people using private wells in a ...

  • New Map Shows How Groundwater Pumping Could Affect the Malad River

    A new report illustrates how groundwater pumping can affect the amount of water available in streams within the Malad-Lower Bear River Area in Utah. The product was developed by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Water Rights. “The information from this study will be used to aid the state engineer in making ...

  • Study Evaluates Critical Mineral-Resource Potential in Alaska

    A new method for evaluating the resource potential for large, underexplored regions for critical minerals in Alaska is now available online. Critical minerals are used in products that are vital to national security, technology, and also play an integral role in our everyday modern life. The U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys ...

  • Keynote speaker announced for the NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater

    Andrea Croskrey, PG, from the Texas Water Development Board will give the keynote presentation, "Mapping Brackish Aquifers: Future Water Resources," at the  NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater taking place March 20-21, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.  Croskrey has been mapping brackish aquifers in Texas as a member of the Brackish Resources Aquifer ...

  • Visual Modflow Flex 4.0

    Waterloo Hydrogeologic announces a new version release of Visual MODFLOW Flex 4.0.  This new version of this most popular software provides the power to create accurate and impressive groundwater modeling visualizations, in less time and with greater flexibility. Get complete details about the new features, and see the list of great additions from the Classic version. Take advantage of ...


  • US: Groundwater atlas

    The US Geological Survey series of publications “The Groundwater Atlas of the United States” describes the, location, extent and geological and hydrological characteristics of the nation’s important aquifers and is available online and in various print formats and scales. These have been produced over recent years as described in a useful summary fact sheet. Find out ...


  • CGG Awarded Multi-Client Projects Offshore Mozambique

    CGG announced today that it has been awarded an extensive multi-client program by the Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP) to acquire seismic data offshore Mozambique. The multi-survey program is designed to improve industry insight into the region’s geology and provide oil and gas companies with a greater level of understanding of the country’s prospectivity. ...


    By CGG

  • Island Offshore Aims for Riserless Heavy Well Intervention

    Following a successful deployment of its riserless coil tubing (CT) technology in the offshore petroleum industry, Island Offshore is said to be taking it to the next level by performing heavy well intervention with coil tubing in producing subsea wells. In 2015 Island Offshore made history when drilling a pilot hole for Centrica by means of riserless coil tubing, in order to check for ...


    By Teledyne Webb Research (TWR)

  • Call for abstracts for NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater

    The call for abstracts is now open for the NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater that is taking place in March 2017. Abstracts are being sought for the NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater in the following two tracks and are due October 31, 2016. Track 1 — Applications of Hydrogeophysics to Groundwater Characterization, ...

  • Study Assesses Threats to Groundwater Availability and Sustainability in Northern Atlantic Coastal Plain

    Scientists Look at Issue from Long Island to North Carolina Threats to groundwater availability and sustainability in the Northern Atlantic Coastal Plain are dependent to a large degree by the type of aquifers used for water supply, according to a new regional assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey. The water challenges ...

  • Foundation presents Farvolden Awards at Groundwater Summit

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation gave Farvolden Awards of $1,000 to each of four students for paper or poster presentations made at the 2016 NGWA Groundwater Summit, April 24-27 in Denver, Colorado. Given in honor of the late Dr. Robert N. Farvolden, former science counsel for the National Ground Water Association, the awards are made based on the quality of the ...

  • Chemtex, Inc. announces a new manufacturing facility located in Milledgeville, GA

    Chemtex, Inc., a manufacturer of sorbent products used to clean oil spills on both land and water and with its corporate headquarters located in Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA announced last month its building a new manufacturing facility located in Milledgeville, GA.  The facility is more than 80,000 sq ft and will be responsible ...


    By Chemtex, Inc.

  • Report: Groundwater pumping in California has land sinking

    Vast areas of California's Central Valley are sinking faster than in the past as massive amounts of groundwater are pumped during the historic drought, state officials said, citing new research by NASA scientists. They said Wednesday that the data show the ground is sinking nearly two inches each month in some places, putting roads, bridges ...


    By Associated Press

  • DOE appoints four new members to advisory board

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has appointed four new members to its Environmental Management advisory board in Oak Ridge. Leon Baker, Richard Burroughs, Terri Likens and Ed Trujillo were introduced during the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board’s (ORSSAB) February meeting. ORSSAB is a federally chartered citizens’ panel that provides independent advice and recommendations to ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Non Chemical water conditioners prevent hard water scaling and improve equipment operation at multiple locations in Barbados

    Hard water as is well known can cause many problems, the major one is scaling. Historically the only way of stopping scaling or removing it was environmentally damaging using either chemicals or water softeners. Now however Fluid Dynamics unique catalytic technology has scored major successes all over the world. Preventing and removing scaling in a totally environment friendly way. The latest ...

  • Business going well at EnviroChemie despite Russian crisis

    Gottlieb Hupfer, CEO of EnviroChemie, reports that the first three quarters of 2014 have gone very well for the EnviroChemie Group. Despite a downturn in transactions with Russia, which traditionally make up a large share of business, the level of incoming orders is well on target. Overall performance has improved compared to the prior year and the forecast for the whole year is set at ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • World Water Week 2014 - the ideas, inspiration and insights

    A week has passed since more than 3,600 delegates from over 140 countries across the globe assembled in Stockholm to scope out collaborative solutions to the world's most urgent energy and water challenges. If you missed any of the thought-provoking discussions that took place during the week, you can browse speaker presentations as well as webcasts and photos from ...

  • EPA Awards over $131,000 to Oklahoma to Protect Groundwater

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) $131,843, to ensure continued protection of groundwater in Oklahoma. The EPA has delegated authority to the OCC to administer and enforce the underground injection control (UIC) program in Oklahoma. The funds will be used to issue permits for injection wells that meet program requirements and for ...

  • ZZ attended The 2nd International Engineering Geophysical Conference and performed training course in University of Al Ain, UAE

    ZZ attended the IEGC conference in Al Ain, UAE. The conference aimed to promote geophysical method in mining and civil exploration. ZZ was awarded as one of the excellent exhibitor during the conference. We also conducted training for geological and civil engineering department in the University of Al Ain. Please refer to photo gallery below for survey photos: ...

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